One of the most known compounds found in Turmeric is Curcumin but did you know that Turmeric contains more than three other curcuminoids and Turmerones. Various chemical constituents have been isolated from this spice, including polyphenols, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenoids, sterols, and alkaloids. To get the safest and most health benefits it is best consuming Turmeric and not just a Curcumin extract. It is also nutrient rich being high in Manganese, iron, vitamin B6, copper, potassium and dietary fibre.
Total Nutrient-Richness: 11
Two teaspoons(5grams) of ground Turmeric contains 16 calories